To Gray or Not to Gray I am the daughter of a mother who dyes. I suspect most of us are. Being Hispanic, she went gray early, being from California it was, and is, the done thing. I am following the same route, a good friend was horrified when I told her I was considering not. My mother has toyed with the idea of stopping....more

Spice up January with Corn Chiles Rellenos

I love chiles rellenos! I found this healthier recipe from Ani Simón, our Hispanic expert in our test kitchens....more

Brands Leveraging Reach of Social Media Latinas

***Cross posted from*** This post was co-written with Ana Lilian Flores of SpanglishBaby. ...more

The Explosion of the Latina Blogger

The BlogHer Conference 2010 was held in New York City at the Hilton on Avenue of the Americas just this past weekend.   According to sources, it boasted 1000 more attendees than last year for a total of 2400 attendees this year.  Not bad for an association that just started only 5 years ago (2005).  This year BlogHer Conference was kicked off with a Latina twist -- a welcoming Fiesta co-organized with LATISM (Latinos in Social Media)....more

Assumptions and How Race Isn't Visible

“BLACK PARENTS GIVE BIRTH TO WHITE BABY!” screamed the headline on the Sun. I devoured the tale of Ben and Angela Ihegboro, a Nigerian couple who recently gave birth to a blond baby, despite having no known mix in their racial histories. Doctors at Queen Mary's Hospital in England, where the baby was born, have told the parents the baby is not an albino. ...more

Very interesting article. I also agree the word should just not be used. But I sense how some ...more